29 Apr 2021 17:50

RDIF suing Brazil's health regulator for deliberately spreading false info about Sputnik V - statement

MOSCOW. April 29 (Interfax) - The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is suing the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) for spreading false information about Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, the RDIF said in a statement.

"Following the admission of Brazilian regulator Anvisa that it did not test Sputnik V vaccine, Sputnik V is undertaking a legal defamation proceeding in Brazil against Anvisa for knowingly spreading false and inaccurate information," the vaccine manufacturer said on Twitter on Tuesday.